|Walthers afventyr - Zacharias Topelius|
Librivox recording of the Walthers äftventyr by Zacharias Topelius. Read by Måns Broo. "Walthers äfventyr" (The adventures of Walther) is a series of childrens' stories about Walther, a rather naughty six-year old boy written by Zacharias Topelius (1818-1898), a prominent 19th-century Fenno-Swedish author. The stories comprise chapters one through eight of volume four of his "Läsning för barn" (Reading for Children)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Walthers äftventyr; Zacharias Topelius; Läsning för barn; Walther
|The Heidelberg Catechism - Zacharias Ursinus and Caspar Olevianus|
LibriVox recording of The Heidelberg Catechism, by Zacharias Ursinus and Caspar Olevianus. Read by Tricia G and ellocogato. The Heidelberg Catechism is a Protestant confessional document taking the form of a series of questions and answers, for use in teaching Reformed Christian doctrine. It has been translated into many languages and is regarded as one of the most influential of the Reformed catechisms...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; Reformation; Calvinism; catechism; Reformed; Christianity; doctrine
|Riders of the Purple Sage - Zane Grey|
LibriVox recording of Riders of the Purple Sage, by Zane Grey. Read by Laurie Anne Walden. The year is 1871, and wealthy ranch owner Jane Withersteen is in trouble. She has incurred the displeasure of her Mormon church leaders by refusing to marry a church elder and by befriending Gentiles (non-Mormons). In rides Lassiter, the quintessential Western hero: mysterious, purposeful, a deadly gunslinger, but with an unexpected streak of gentleness...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; western; cowboy
Downloads: 105,293 (3 reviews)
|The Rainbow Trail - Zane Grey|
LibriVox recording of The Rainbow Trail, by Zane Grey. Read by Richard Kilmer. The Rainbow Trail is a sequel to The Riders of the Purple Sage. Both novels are notable for their protagonists' mild opposition to Mormon polygamy, but in The Rainbow Trail this theme is treated more explicitly. The plots of both books revolve around the victimization of women in the Mormon culture: events in Riders of the Purple Sage are centered on the struggle of a Mormon woman who sacrifices her wealth and social ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; western
|The Shortstop - Zane Grey|
Librivox recording of The Shortstop by Zane Grey. Read by Rowdy Delaney. Zane Grey (Pearl Zane Gray) born in 1872 in Zanesville, Ohio was best known for his western stories, most notably Riders Of The Purple Sage which has been filmed four times, the last in 1996 starring Ed Harris and Amy Madigan. Among his other interests was baseball. He attended the University of Pennsylvania on a baseball scholarship where he earned a degree in dentistry...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; baseball
Downloads: 29,682 (2 reviews)
|The Last Trail - Zane Grey|
Librivox recording of The Last Trail by Zane Grey (1872-1939)Read by Mike Vendetti. Return with us to those thrilling days of yesteryear as Mike Vendetti narrates this early Zane Grey novel of hardy pioneers taming the wild west. Yes, despite the difficult times, romance flourishes and the bad guys are eliminated almost single handedly as our heroes Jonathan Zane and his sidekick Lew “Deathwind” Wetzel fight their way through mud, blood, gore, savage Indians, and despicable outlaws, to make ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; Western; Children; Historical Fiction
|The Heritage Of The Desert - Zane Grey|
LibriVox recording of The Heritage Of The Desert, by Zane Grey. Read by Richard Kilmer. Jack Hare is a young cowboy who was rescued from sure death by an old settler by the name of August Naab. Hare learns that Naab's ranch is a dangerous place and is challenged by cattle thieves and a corrupt rancher who is after Naab's water rights. The greatest danger Hare faces though, is over Mescal, a half-Navajo shepherdess who is already promised in marriage to Naab's first-born son...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; romance; westerns
|The Last of the Plainsmen - Zane Grey|
Travel along as Mike Vendetti aka miketheauctioneer narrates an outstanding true account of a trip made in 1909 by Zane Grey and a plainsman, Buffalo Jones, through the Grand Canyon to lasso a cougar. That’s right lasso. Throw a rope around. That’s equivalent to catching one by the tail. Librivox recording of The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey (1872-1939)Read by Mike Vendetti. As I narrated this book, I found fact to be as exciting as fiction...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; Western; Children; History
|To The Last Man - Zane Grey|
LibriVox recording of To The Last Man, by Zane Grey. Read by Richard Kilmer. The story follows an ancient feud between two frontier families that is inflamed when one of the families takes up cattle rustling. The ranchers are led by Jean Isbel and, on the other side, Lee Jorth and his band of cattle rustlers. In the grip of a relentless code of loyalty to their own people, they fight the war of the Tonto Basin, desperately, doggedly, to the last man, neither side seeing the futility of it until ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; romance; westerns
|The Lone Star Ranger - Zane Grey|
LibriVox recording of The Lone Star Ranger, by Zane Grey. Read by Mark F. Smith Buck Duane, son of a famous gunfighter, falls prey to the old problem - called out by a cowboy who wants to make trouble, Duane kills him and then must ride off to the lawless country near the Neuces River to escape being arrested and perhaps, hanged. His brief encounter with deadly gunplay has ignited a deep urging to repeat the adrenaline rush but is tempered by ghosts that haunt his sleep...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; zane grey; western
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|The Spirit of the Border - Zane Grey|
LibriVox recording of The Spirit of the Border, by Zane Grey. Read by Leonard Wilson. This is an early novel by the phenomenally successful author of frontier, western and sports stories. It deals with historical characters and incidents in the Ohio Valley in the late 18th century, especially with the foundation of Gnaddenhutten, a missionary village intended to bring Christianity to the Indians of Ohio, despite the violent opposition of both Indians and white renegades...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; historical fiction; Ohio; Zane Grey
Downloads: 17,488 (2 reviews)
|Old Indian Legends - Zitkala-Sa|
Librivox recording of Old Indian Legends retold by Zitkala-Sa. Read by Robert Scott. Fourteen Old Indian Legends by Native American ( Dakota ) Author Zitkala-Sa. These Legends feature the exploits of Iktomi the Native American Trickster god. (summary by Robert Scott) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; indian; legends; Zitkala-sa; Iktomi; Native American; Dakota
|The Way of the Wind - Zoe Anderson Norris|
LibriVox recording of The Way of the Wind by Zoe Anderson Norris. Read by Roger Melin. From the comfort of the hills of Kentucky traveled Celia and her husband Seth to the desolate prairies of Kansas, where cyclones, tornadoes, and endless wind were to greet them. Always, there was the wind cutting across the plains as the young couple builds their home while working the soil, while Seth awaits the wise men of the east to begin building the magic city where he has staked his territory on the pla...
Keywords: librivox; audio; novel; norris
|J'accuse...! - Zola, Emile|
J'accuse...! de Émile Zola, lu pour Librivox par Ezwa. J'accuse est le titre d'un article rédigé par Émile Zola lors de l'affaire Dreyfus et publié dans le journal L'Aurore du 13 janvier 1898 sous forme d'une lettre ouverte au Président de la République Félix Faure. Il s'est inspiré d'un dossier fourni en 1896 par l'écrivain Bernard Lazare. (Résumé de Wikipedia) "J'accuse!" (I accuse!) was published January 13, 1898 in the maiden issue of the newspaper L'Aurore (The Dawn)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; litterature; livre audio; Zola; J'accuse; Dreyfus
|Christmas, A Story - Zona Gale|
LibriVox recording of Christmas, A Story, by Zona Gale. Read by Christine Dufour. This is a gentle Christmas story, whose message is that if we didn't already have Christmas, we'd find a way to invent it. It's hard times in Old Trail Town as the Season of Giving approaches. The factory that employs most of the town is closed and not likely to re-open, and town merchants fear that people will try to shop on credit...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; holiday; christmas
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|Miss Lulu Bett - Zona Gale|
LibriVox recording of Miss Lulu Bett, by Zona Gale. Read by Christine Dufour. Lulu Bett is a spinster, living at the turn of the 20th century essentially as a servant with her sister Ina and brother-in-law Dwight. She is, uncomplainingly, "the family beast of burden," living in the background and tending to the family's needs. It therefore surprises everyone, Lulu included, when Dwight's visiting brother Ninian proposes to her, and she accepts...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; women's fiction